IronJungle built this Twitter robot hand and wrote a detailed explanation describing the build. Control a Robot Hand by sending a tweet to @OurCatDoor. The Robot Hand understand the following commands. If your tweet includes one these commands in the … Read more
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Matt Denton of Micromagic Systems built this Mantis hexapod robot powered by hydraulics: After four years intensive R&D, inspiration, design and build, Micromagic Systems is proud to unveil Mantis — the biggest, all-terrain operational hexapod robot in the world. This 2.2-litre … Read more
Autonomous robot navigates using collisions: Meet the AirBurr, an autonomous flying robot specifically designed for missions in difficult, confined environments under total darkness. Airburr is inspired b the simple navigation strategy that insects use to follow – It follows a … Read more
Boris Landoni from Open Electronics documented his Robofish build: We introduce you a robot fish that is able to swim and recognize tank edges and obstacles. We’ll find out how we can easily create it with common insulating material and … Read more
WebWarrior sends a video of a eNTuino based biped robot: Junior is a Biped Robot based on eNTuino (Arduino-Compatible) platform. Robotics enthusiasts can make the best of the quality electronics platform, smartly designed mechanics and the wonderful Arduino IDE to … Read more
Clint Stevenson and his son built this animatronic robot head for his Valentine’s Day treat box for school and wrote up the build on the Casco Logix blog. He relates, “The blog post doesn’t talk about or show the body … Read more
Here’s a video demonstrating the Pinoccio Web Rover. A mobile phone accelerometer in Brazil is controlling the small robot in Nevada in real time. The Pinoccio is an Arduino compatible Wireless platform. It’s based on the ATMega128rfa1 microcontroller with an … Read more
On our Shenzhen trip we were joined by the Oomlout team. While discussing a reel-to-strip cutting robot, Aaron mentioned that he has a resistor cutting robot. It’s built from laser cut MDF and acrylic, with a bunch of servos attached … Read more
Techbitar wrote this Instructable detailing the build of his GOduino III – the breadboard-friendly Arduino-based robot controller. We previously covered the GOduino II. The GOduino III is based on the ATmega328p microcontroller and the L293D dual h-bridge. It’s built with DIP … Read more
Erdabyz finalized his Arduino-based line following robot. The design is open source and you can download the project files in the forum. He has 20 board which he’d sell for $3.5 +shipping. Via the forum.
Vinu designed and built this servo walker based on the MSP430 Launchpad. He documented his design, along with instructions on how to build one. Hi, I bought two small servo motors last month. I was thinking what I can do … Read more
Exapod designed this Arduino based hexapod robot as a final exam project. The Arduino was used for the prototype, final version will use his ORbit16 development board we wrote about previously.
Seeed Studio started selling Makeblock, a new Arduino controlled modular robotics platform. They are made of aluminum, and come in many modular shapes you can design your robot with: Makeblock is made of strong, hardened aluminum which is able to … Read more
The MSProbot is one of the projects The Longhorn Engineer featured at the Bay Area Maker Faire 2012. It’s an MSP430 Launch Pad with tank treads, a prototyping area, and sensor breakouts. Check out our interview with Parker and see … Read more
Ever get tired of fiddling with tiny surface mount components using tweezers and a magnifying glass? The OpenPnP project that aims to be your sweet relief: OpenPnP is a project to create the plans, prototype and software for a completely … Read more
We all know it’s just a matter of time before robots take over the world. Here’s a preview of some of the forms our future overlords might take. More pictures below.
tinito build a large two-wheel balancing robot: tiltOne is a two-wheel balancing robot 90cm tall and able to carry up to 50kg of payload. There are lot of small balancing robots around, but size matters, especially when speaking of balancing … Read more
Chris writes in with an easier way to control an Arduino robot from an Android phone or tablet: Hey guys, I have been putting together a little robot controller app… I tried the Andriod/Arduino stuff and the CellBots stuff etc … Read more
This robot kicking the beer can around in this video is known as DARwin-OP. This the result of an Open Platform Humanoid Project sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the United States and developed by RoMeLa at Virginia … Read more
Humanoido from LetsMakeRobots posted the above photo of a major project involving Parallax Propeller chips. Advanced Robot Big Brain 1-year in the making. Over 100 Parallax Propeller chips and over 100,000 enhanced chip processors. Controls 3,200 robots or I/O. SuperMicroController. … Read more